Julian Mays
Julian Mays
SOUTH WHITLEY – Whitko Community Schools approved the hire of Julius Mays as the new athletic airector Monday evening during the Whitko School Board Meeting.

Mays joins the Whitko team after serving as the assistant athletic director at Marion High School. He replaces Josh Mohr, who resigned in January of this year. Retired AD Geoff Penrod served in the interim.

“Julius comes highly recommended and we are incredibly fortunate that he has decided to join our Whitko family.” said Superintendent Brandon Penrod. “We’re counting on his leadership and experience to generate new excitement within the student body for our athletics program.”

Mays’ education includes a degree in Organizational Leadership from Wright State University and he is continuing to pursue his Masters in Sports Administration at The University of Kentucky.

Mays played basketball throughout his collegiate career with UK and went on to retire from professional basketball from the Italian franchise, MOBYT Ferrara. In his final season as a Wildcat (2012-13), he socred 16 points against Notre Dame.

“I am excited to get to lead an athletic department and have the opportunity to help mold the youth within the Whitko student body,” said Mays.

Mays begins at Whitko immediately.